Why a Boys' School?
A stimulating, risk-free learning environment
Allowing full participation in activities (especially arts)
Non-threatening environment for self-expression
Wider range of individual expression
Safe atmosphere in which to explore sensitive gender and sex-related issues
An atmosphere conducive to intellectual risk-taking.
Male development expertise
Faculties experienced in teaching and coaching boys
Adults schooled in male development
Instruction tailored to style and tempo of boys' learning
Absence of cross-gender distraction
Heightened focus on academic tasks, on learning
Atmosphere of frank, direct communication
Absence of posturing, gender stereotyping.
Camaraderie and friendships
Positive male role modeling
Distinctive esprit de corps
Special depth of friendships for life
Heightened tendency to support school as alumni
Source: International Boys' Schools Coalition: www.theibsc.org/